I am getting a offer of a home loan from Santander. My intention is to use a Licensed Conveyancer in Suffolk. Does the Santander Conveyancing panel include Licensed Conveyancers?
The Santander conveyancing panel is, like many other lenders, associated to the CML or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.
When does exchange of contracts take place for residential conveyancing in Suffolk and do I need to attend the solicitors branch?
Where you are near to one of the conveyancing solicitors in Suffolk you are invited in to sign the paperwork. However, the firms we recommend supply countrywide coverage for conveyancing and give just as comprehensive and professional a job for you when communicating with you digitally. The executing of the contract is not the point of no return. Signing on the dotted line simply enables the firm to address the formalities when the time is right, which is ordinarily shortly after signing. The procedure is nowadays normally dealt with by telephone and can be very rapid, although where an extended "chain" is in the mix, since the process requires the relevant party's solicitor (not necessarily a conveyancing solicitor in Suffolk)to be in the office available at the end of the phone to exchange contracts.
I require fast conveyancing in Suffolk as I am faced with an ultimatum to exchange contracts within 2 weeks. A home loan is not required. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save fees and time?
As you are not taking a mortgage you have the choice not to have searches carried out although no solicitor would recommend that you don't. Drawing on our experience of conveyancing in Suffolk the following are instances of what can appear and therefore affect future saleability: Enforcement Actions, Outstanding Fees, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...
I have justdiscovered that Arc property Solicitors have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Suffolk for a purchase of a freehold house 12 months ago. How can I establish that the property is in my name in the name of the former proprietor?
The quickest way to see if the premises is registered to you, you can carry out a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Suffolk conveyancing specialists.
I need to appoint a conveyancing solicitor for my conveyancing in Suffolk. I've chance upon a web site which appears to be the perfect solution If it is possible to get all the legals done via web that would be ideal. Should I be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?
As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?